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Resources by Topic: Economics and the economy

A Matter of Perspective
Addresses the fact that rural America may have limited opportunities for economic recovery efforts.
Author(s): Tom Corbett
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Happy Days Are Here Again—or Not
Presents statistics related to the improving economy and the still concerning unemployment and poverty rates in rural America.
Author(s): Tom Corbett
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Will Anyone Ring the Bull?
Offers data and commentary regarding healthcare spending in the United States.
Author(s): Wayne Myers
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Apocalypse Avoided: But an Uncertain Road Ahead
Addresses the state of the economy, the recession, potential recovery, and how it impacts rural America.
Author(s): Tom Corbett
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Children Are More Likely to Live in Cohabiting-Couple Households
Focuses on trends among cohabiting households with children in rural America using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Addresses the impact of the economy, education, and employment.
Author(s): William O 'Hare, Wendy Manning, Meredith Porter, Heidi Lyons
Date: 06/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Impact of the Recession on Rural America: Rising Unemployment Leading to More Uninsured in 2009
Presents the results of state and county analysis of unemployment rates nationally in rural (non-metropolitan) and urban areas over the period 2007-February 2009. Discusses the impact of rising unemployment on uninsurance in rural areas and their combined impact on the need for healthcare reform.
Author(s): Timothy McBride, Leah Kemper
Date: 06/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Describes rural economic problems accentuated by the current economic recession. One problem includes loss of jobs in the factory and manufacturing industries.
Author(s): Tom Corbett
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Why Does He Want That Job?
Summarizes challenges facing the new presidential administration in relation to unemployment rates, financial stability, and rural America.
Author(s): Tom Corbett
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Rural Federally Qualified Health Center's Influence on Hospital Emergency Room Uninsured/Medicaid Visits and Costs
Describes research analyzing how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) influence access to care for the uninsured and what, if any, economic impact this had on the local hospital and surrounding rural community.
Author(s): Betty Smith-Campbell, David Wright, Michael E. Samuels
Date: 04/2008
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Association, Wichita State University, School of Nursing
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